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This dulcimer consists of a table with two sound holes with gilded roses set in. The sides are gilded and decorated in sepia with children at play. The strings on a dulcimer were played by hitting them with little spoon-like hammers.

  • Date:
    18th century
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  • Collection:
    Dean Castle
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  • Place of production:
    Venice (Timezone: Europe/Rome)
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  • Period:18th century
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  • Repository:Dean Castle
  • Measurements:W 813mm